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New Bill Would Ban Religious Discrimination in Immigration

Newsweek | May 11, 2016

U.S. Representative Don Beyer (D-Va.) unveiled a bill Wednesday that would ban religious discrimination in the context of immigration.

Faith Leaders Ask Candidates to Give Poor 'Living Wage'

Religion News Service | April 4, 2016

(RNS) On the anniversary of the assassination of the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr., dozens of faith leaders are calling for the U.S. presidential candidates to include a “living wage” for low-income workers in their political agendas.

Donald Trump Scares New Hampshire Jews - and Bernie Sanders Disappoints

The Jewish Daily Forward | February 3, 2016

They abhor Donald Trump, by and large, as a demagogue. And as primary day nears, many feel conflicted in sorting out their feelings about Bernie Sanders’s single-minded assault on widespread inequality, and Hillary Clinton’s record on a wider range of issues that have drawn their support.

Jewish groups thump Trump’s call to block Muslims entering U.S.

J Weekly | December 10, 2015

Jewish groups blasted a call by Republican presidential hopeful Donald Trump to deny all Muslims entry to the United States.

Jewish groups slam Trump’s call for a database of US Muslims

JTA | November 20, 2015

Three Jewish groups expressed outrage and concern about Donald Trump’s claim that he would create a database to track all American Muslims if he were elected president.